Enosburg Falls, VT asked in Immigration Law for Vermont

Q: Hi, I'm an Au pair and my boyfriend asked for my hand in marriage. I'll finish in May. Should we get married before?

The DS 2019 finishes in May 8th. However, I'll have my visa until Abril 14th. When should we get married?

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Kevin L Dixler
Kevin L Dixler
Answered
  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • Chicago, IL

A: Get married when you’re both ready.

Seek more legal advice from a competent immigration attorney before you both make a decision as to how to process before there are any other complications.

Randall Drew agrees with this answer

Randall Drew
Randall Drew
Answered
  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • Bedford, NH

A: Congratulations! There are a number of factors to consider regarding marriage - immigration issues being just some of them. You could potentially apply for an immigrant visa, or a fiancé visa, or a K-3 visa. Maybe you could remain in the United States and seek adjustment of status. A lot depends on the specifics of your case and what issues are most important to you, your family, and your soon to be spouse. To best answer the question you need to have an individual assessment of both what is legally required in your specific situation and what best meets your needs and timeframe.

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